Suitcase Heart: Nashville

Suitcase Heart: Nashville

Hello Nashville… Apparently I love Nashville (you can read about it here, here and here). There is something about traveling that ignites the senses.  Maybe the wonder unfolds because you aren’t in the groove of obligations and endless to-do lists.  I love...
Door to an Ocean Breeze

Door to an Ocean Breeze

Of magic doors there is this, you do not see them even as you are passing through. – Anonymous We just landed back in reality.  I know this for a fact because I just finished a pile of laundry and found sand in the lint trap.  I fell head-over-heals in love with...
Through the Lens: Chicago

Through the Lens: Chicago

“Taking pictures is savoring life intensely, every hundredth of a second.” -Marc Riboud We left on an impromptu trip to Chicago for a couple of days last week.  Long ago we lived in Illinois so we have been to Chicago countless times.  To mix it up on this trip, I...
An Asheville Departure

An Asheville Departure

“The use of traveling is to regulate imagination by reality, and instead of thinking how things may be, to see them as they are.” – Samuel Johnson Lingering fun but time to pack and head back to the world of responsibility, deadlines and reality.  I made an ankle...
Serendipity in Asheville

Serendipity in Asheville

According to Patti Digh there are six practices for intentional living: Say Yes, Be Generous, Speak Up, Love More, Trust Yourself, and Slow Down, as illustrated by 37 extraordinary and humorous life stories in LIFE IS A VERB: 37 Days to Wake Up, Be Mindful, and Live...
Hello Asheville

Hello Asheville

I touched down amid the mountains that surround Asheville, North Carolina today for a three-day vacation with a friend.  I love Asheville.  There is something magical about the people who live here, the pace (or my perception of the pace), the art community and...